SCREEN ACTING LURED VIRGINIA FROM THE WAVES From the waves to the field of dramatic acting! Washington Herald, Feb. 26, 1922 Virginia Warwick, one of the famous Mack Sennett bathing beauties, she of the dark, vivacious eyes, deserted the lure of the swimming tank and the sandy beach to appear in one of the stellar […]
Marion McDonald, one of Mack Sennett‘s bathing beauties, dressed as “Hamlet.” Little is known about her. She signed with the Sennett Studios in 1925 because she had a “remarkable resemblance to Gloria Swanson.” McDonald stayed under contract to Sennett until 1927. She then left the film industry.
“People think I’ve been sitting pretty ever since that bit in ‘The Christian’ took me out of slapstick comedy. That’s far from the truth. I’ve had a long, hard struggle all the time. Two or three pictures a year don’t keep the wolf far from the door. In this game you need break after break, […]